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- adj. able to be extinguished
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Capable of being quenched, destroyed, or suppressed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being extinguished.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. capable of being extinguished or killed
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The CFPA would ensure that the financial system remains ‘non-extinguishable’, and would have the confidence of the business sector!!
Hand out 'shares' in the US at citizenship (say, 1000 shares), extinguishable at death or original owner, but traded only on a central exchange.
Are fundamental rights extinguishable at the will of a government?
We know there are few fires, few fires observed while extinguishable, and few successful extinguishments; BUT we want the ability to make the choice and the tools to succeed.
Homer, dreaded nothing more than water or drowning; probably upon the old opinion of the fiery substance of the soul, only extinguishable by that element; and therefore the poet emphatically implieth+ the total destruction in this kind of death, which happened to Ajax Oileus.
Even NYFD audiotapes of firefighters who reached the South towerâ€ ™ s impact point reveal that they â€œjudged the blazes to be manageableâ€ and were easily extinguishable in less than an hour.
Had our Enemy been able to do more than act the mischeivous child and set a few quickly-extinguishable fires, or make a few prank calls, he would have done so.
Since that person had been kin to this woman who was dark with unspent energy, she figured him as being not quite extinguishable by death and therefore still a tenant of the apartment.
Egremont's perishable love, her own prudential forecasts and schemings, were stamped poor, worldly, ignoble, in comparison with this sacred and extinguishable ardour.
Thirty years lulled that generation to its rest, but bred in countless younger hearts freedom's extinguishable life.